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Share Price: 282.60
Bid: 282.20
Ask: 282.40
Change: 11.00 (4.05%)
Spread: 0.20 (0.07%)
Open: 273.80
High: 282.60
Low: 273.80
Yest. Close: 271.60
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London open: Greek worries drag down market early on

Markets opened lower on Wednesday morning on the back of ongoing concerns over the Eurozone, despite a Greek official assuring that the country will not default. Meanwhile, investors in London await the release of the policy rate decision from the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) du

21 Sep 11 08:34

Broker snap: UBS slashes target for Legal & General

Following a sector de-rating, Swiss investment bank UBS has cut its target price for FTSE 100 insurance group Legal & General from 114p to 95p. "The sector has de-rated by some 9% in the market turmoil since June. Our 2012E shareholders' equity forecast reduced by 5% at interims. We are therefore r

21 Sep 11 08:23

Thursday tips round-up: Rightmove, Legal &General, Taylor Wimpey

The phenomenon that is Rightmove chalked up another rock-solid performance in the six months to June. The online property advertising platform seems unstoppable. The shares are a strong hold, even on a gloomy view of the economy and the housing market. Investors of a more sunny disposition should bu

4 Aug 11 06:49

London close: ARM and Imagination Technologies lead the slide

Stocks were posting triple-digit losses at the finish, with the FTSE 100 at its lowest closing level for the year so far as worries over global growth intensified. Things got worse after a poor start in the US, where yesterday's deficit-cutting agreement among politicians has done little to assuage

3 Aug 11 16:40

Broker snap: Legal & General's valuation 'compelling', says Nomura

Nomura has kept its buy rating and 180p target price on insurer Legal & General, saying that its valuation remains "compelling". The firm reported on Wednesday that net cash earnings grew by 14% to £427m, driven by its 'capital light' operations with 30% growth in investment management and a 53% im

3 Aug 11 16:32

Legal & General hikes divi by 25%

Insurance group Legal & General upped its dividend by a quarter in the first half, despite recording a £64m fall in pre-tax profits. Shares fell 1.73% lower to 107.80p at 09:54 on Wednesday morning. The firm paid out £97m to investors by way of an interim dividend, which was raised by 25% from 1.3

3 Aug 11 09:10

Wednesday preview: Standard Chartered, GKN, L&G ...

Banks results season continues with emerging markets-focused Standard Chartered shuffling into the spotlight on Wednesday at the unholy time of 5:30am (London time). Japanese broker Nomura - quite possibly the only broker likely to be awake when the figures come out - predicts first half profit bef

2 Aug 11 17:17

FTSE 100 movers: Financials mixed as investor lock in profits

The financial sector was mixed on Friday, despite rising strongly early on following yesterday's Eurozone deal to bailout Greece. Shares soared on Thursday after the region's leaders agreed a new aid package for Greece and an overhaul of the Eurozone sovereign rescue fund. While RBS bucked the tre

22 Jul 11 14:18

London close: European hopes boost Footsie back to 5,900

London equities rallied to a strong finish - recouping the losses experienced over the last week - on hopes of a solution to the sovereign debt crisis in Europe. At midday, shares offset early losses as reports surfaced that Europe's leaders have agreed on a new aid package for Greece and an overh

21 Jul 11 16:34

London close: BSkyB, financials provide a drag

The Footsie dropped over 1% lower on Monday as satellite broadcaster British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) and European debt-contagion fears weighed on sentiment. Shares of BSkyB took a tumble as the potential takeover by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp hangs in the balance. The UK government said it was pre

11 Jul 11 16:37

FTSE 100 movers: BSkyB leads fallers, Int'l Power rises

Shares of BSkyB dropped by6% and was the top loser on the blue chip index on Monday as the potential takeover by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp hangs in the balance. The UK government said it was preparing to ask telecoms regulator Ofcom for additional advice. The Australian government's proposal on cl

11 Jul 11 15:11

Sector movers: Insurers rise, retailers fall

The life insurance sector is being boosted higher by the blue chips today, after Resolution announced a share repurchase. UK insurance buyout firm Resolution was the pick of the bunch today, after announcing its plans to return £500m of excess cash to shareholders. Citi has reiterated its 'buy' r

7 Jun 11 16:09

FTSE 100 movers: Insurers dominate the risers

UK insurance buyout firm Resolution is the pick of the bunch today, after announcing its plans to return £500m of excess cash to shareholders. Citi has reiterated its 'buy' recommendation on the stock, saying that - given lower asset and debt leverage - "the Resolution business should be at a premi

7 Jun 11 15:34

FTSE 100 movers: Antofagasta tumbles after disappointing production figures

Miner Antofagasta is leading the decline on Wednesday after reporting production figures that missed expectations. Group copper production for the first three months of the year came in at 129,800 tonnes, below forecasts of 158,800 tonnes, reflecting delays and lower-than-budgeted grades at two of i

4 May 11 13:51

Broker tips: Whitbread, L&G, Weir

Credit Suisse keeps its 'outperform' rating on Whitbread, but slashes its target price from 2,230p to 1,992p, after a cautious outlook alongside its full year results. Credit Suisse said that the Costa Coffee and Premier Inn owner reported "solid" figures for the year ended 3 March, but issued caut

4 May 11 12:59

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